Research and development

Employing the help of highly qualified and experienced staff, while examining the problems associated with the production unit to find solutions the Research and Development Laboratory of Beheshahr Industrial Company studies about the oils, fats and their products. Among other activities of the laboratories are presenting formulations for new products, improving the production process and introducing new methods in this process.

In addition to these activities, the control and approval of all raw materials, as well as part of the experiments on raw oils imported to the factory are among the duties of the laboratory. The company’s products are continually compared with similar products in the market and products of other domestic and foreign factories in this laboratory to assess the position of the company in the domestic market.

Among the privileges of this laboratory, we can mention the Certification of Conformance from the Institute of Standards and Industrial Research of Iran and being introduced as an associate laboratory on behalf of this office. In this regard, the quality management system ISO 17025, which is related to laboratory standards is established in this laboratory. All test methods used in this lab are up to date and are derived from world-class standards such as ISO, Codex, AOCS, ISIRI, etc.

Active participation in special committees on oils and fats formed by the Institute of Standards, providing scholarly papers in creditable international journals and participating in national and international congresses are among other activities of this laboratory. The lab also organizes various training programs for personnel in order to raise the level of knowledge among them which personnel are required to attend.

There are advanced and up-to-date equipment used in the research and development laboratory of Behshahr Industrial Company including:

  • Gas chromatography (GC)
  • High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
  • Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS)
  • Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC)
  • Rancimat
  • Penetrometer
  • Spectrum and UV / VIs photoconductor
  • Electronic Nose
  • Viscometer
  • Refrigerated Incubators
  • High speed centrifuge
  • Lovibond tintometer
  • Pilot plant production of margarine oil
  • Pilot plant Hydrogenation